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Manager, Advocacy (CA #1819-114)

Company: American Lung Association
Location: Chico
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Job Description:

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Advocacy to join our incredible team in the California Region. --Working as a member of the Advocacy and Public Policy, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission:--to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.--In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership and manage relationships between the American Lung Association in California and key government and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. This position will leverage resources (staff, patients, volunteers, coalition partners, etc.) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policy on lung health related issues. Particularly, this position will be responsible for ensuring that our constituents and their stories will have a voice and a place in the public policy process. This position will secure funding for advocacy work and administer grant contracts to ensure that work plans are executed, and deliverables completed on a timely basis; oversee the grant budget expenses. This is a partial grant-funded position. ResponsibilitiesProvide high-level administrative support for the statewide Public Policy & Advocacy operations in California. Offers periodic updates on organizational activities, opportunities, potential concerns, and recommends actions.In collaboration with California public policy staff, determine strategies for local implementation of a comprehensive California government relations strategic plan to advance Lung Association state and federal legislative agendaSeek opportunities with regional market staff to leverage advocacy work and successes for broader gains Educate local, state and federal elected officials to pass Lung Association endorsed lung health-related policies.Engage constituents and volunteers into advocacy activities, such as meeting with elected officials, writing letters, and writing op-eds.Build advocacy networks through recruitment and ongoing engagement as part of a larger effort to build a robust constituent base.Build awareness and understanding of advocacy programs among staff and volunteers through ongoing communications.Identify policy success stories, personal stories and potential spokespeople for communications and development teams to highlight internally and externally. Provide leadership for the cultivation of productive relationships with the media in the market.Monitor local public policy efforts throughout the region and provide technical assistance and advocacy engagement to coalition members and community partner groupsRepresent Lung Association on relevant local and regional coalitions (tobacco control, asthma and air quality.)Lead local research and outreach for the annual State of Tobacco Control and State of the Air signature reports and maximize media coverage through strategic media outreachSecure funding for local advocacy work. Write and administer grant contracts to ensure that work plans are executed, and deliverables completed on a timely basis.Oversee grant budgets and expenses.Assist in meeting local and state and fundraising goals for Lung Association.Track volunteer engagement in a national database to allow for their broader involvement in the organizationHire, supervise and manage contractors Engage patients, advocates, and health care professionals to participate in and/or volunteer for pledge events, donor development, community engagement and mission-related activities.Work as an integrated member of the Lung Association regional market office teamHire, supervise and manage two advocacy staff positions proactively and effectivelyHire, supervise and manage part-time health educators and internsTravel on a regular basis throughout market/s providing support, direction and guidance to staff and volunteers.Cultivate and sustain a strong, team-oriented culture with emphasis on results and accountability.Perform and/or facilitate personnel management functions in accordance with Lung Association policies and procedures, including, but not limited to performance management, training, supervision and hiring/termination.Represent interests, professionalism and integrity of Lung Association in all activities and relationships through a unified message of the Lung Association mission and a commitment to organizational standards and leadership by personal example.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree required.--Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in public policy or advocacy-related work, community outreach, community organizing and public health advocacy.Proven ability to identify, recruit, and develop strong working relationships with patients and volunteersExperience in public speaking.Experience in budget management, grant writing and grant management.Experience supervising staffDemonstrated ability to work with non-profit organizations, community members, elected officials, city staff, advocates, public health professionals.Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately to a diversity of audiences (economic, cultural, and social).Excellent oral and written communication skillsInteract effectively and tactfully with all levels of managementAbility to manage and add value to multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work independently, problem solve, thrive under pressure, perform multiple tasks and meet deadlinesHighly organized with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and qualityBroad cultural competencyFluency in Spanish preferred Ability to travel regularlyConsistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.--APPLICATION PROCEDURE:To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):Human Resources DepartmentAmerican Lung Association Email:--alahr@lung.orgThe American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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